The 2017 Co-Operators General Insurance BABA Premier league season bounced off Thursday night with victories for Urban Vybz St John Sonics and Barbados Lumber Company LSC.
Playing at Barbados Community College, Sonics defeated the newly promoted Hawks 82-70 from a 36-35 half time lead.
For Sonics, Charles Vanterpool - over from Pinelands - topscored with 19 points while Akeem Marsh had 16.
For Hawks, Rommell Bynoe had a game-high 29, Shaquan Newton 14 and Tremaine Shaw 11.
In the other game, Lakers stopped Station Hill Cavaliers 73-67 despite being down 34-30 at the half.
The joint high-scorers for Lakers were Adrian Allman and Keefe Birkett with 16, while Ormund Haynes had 14.
For the Cavs, Stefan Ottley scored 13.